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Welcome to the Sahara Desert
Students explore their artistic skills. In this Sahara Desert lesson, students use the Internet to research the Sahara and paint a watercolor picture depicting the desert.
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The Ancient Civilization of Mali
Students explore the ancient civilization of Mali and examine various historical and cultural aspects of the civilization. In this ancient civilization of Mali lesson, students examine trade with respect to geographic locations, discover...
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History
The Underground Railroad: A Journey to Freedom
Here is a nice collection of worksheets, lesson plans, and activity ideas for approaching the Underground Railroad with your students. It includes 10 days/5 lessons worth of materials, including a play script, fill-in-the-blank...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Ag Adventure Lesson Plan: Hands High, Live Horses & Pony Express
What's the difference between a pony and miniature horse? Young farmers explore this and other horse-related questions as they learn all about the history of horse management, measurement, and breeds. They learn about using hands to...
2nd - 4th Science
Introduction to Pre-Columbian Lessons
Native peoples established civilizations all over Central and North America. Introduce native civilizations with a unit that promotes discussion, reinforces map skills, enhances reading comprehension, and exposes young historians to the...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History
Wild Wild West- Cactus Collage
Oh my, the desert never looked so good! Here is a great art project that spans three days and several different art techniques. The class will create beautiful backgrounds and striking cacti, which the'll put together to make a wild west...
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
High Desert Archaeology, Painting And Toolmaking
Students create a "parfleche" (folded container used by Native Americans), learn how to make their own sketchbook, and keep it as a journal for notes and drawings in this Art lesson adaptable for all levels of instruction. Emphasis is...
K - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
Where is the World is Mrs. Waffenschmidt? #18
Mrs. Waffenschmidt is off again, but where to this time? Use the informational text to uncover her mystery location. Your class will read facts and conclude that she is in the Sahara Desert. This is a good way to make informational text...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History